logbook etymology

English word logbook comes from English book, English log

Detailed word origin of logbook

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
book English (eng) (intransitive, slang) To leave.. (intransitive, slang) To travel very fast.. (law enforcement, transitive) To record the name and other details of a suspected offender and the offence for later judicial action.. (sports) To issue with a caution, usually a yellow card, or a red card if a yellow card has already been issued.. (transitive) To reserve (something) for future use.. (transitive) To [...]
log English (eng) (obsolete) To move to and fro; to rock. (transitive) To make, to add an entry (or more) in a log or logbook.. (transitive) To travel (a distance) as shown in a logbook (historical, _, units of measure) A Hebrew unit of liquid volume (about ⅓ L). (figuratively) A blockhead; a very stupid person.. (figuratively) A rolled cake with filling.. (mining) A weight or block near the free end of a [...]
logbook English (eng) (UK) A record of the ownership, and licensing of a motor car. (by extension) A book in which events are recorded; a journal, especially of travel.. (nautical) A book in which measurements from the ship's log are recorded, along with other salient details of the voyage.

Words with the same origin as logbook

Descendants of book
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